Odisha to conserve 700 sacred groves to protect tribal culture

Odisha to conserve 700 sacred groves to protect tribal culture

Bhubaneswar, June 17 - An integral part of tribal culture, 700 sacred groves in Odisha out of 2,100 identified by the state government will be conserved this year with the involvement of...

Shanghai Disney resort officially opens to public

Shanghai, June 16. The Shanghai Disney Resort, with a unique blend of Disney magic and Chinese culture, officially opened to public Thursday.Located in Pudong district, the 3.9 sq.km resort is the first...

Archaeologists study ancient gold coffin

Rome, June 16 .  Archaeologists are due to resume a study aimed at unravelling the mystery over the identity of one of most controversial coffins in ancient Egyptian history and the tomb...

‘Literature and Democracy’ focus at Kalinga lit fest

Bhubaneswar, June 15 . The Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) is back here, this time with the theme of "Literature and democracy" to discuss several dimensions of the inter-connections between the two."The third...
US returns ancient artefacts

US returns ancient artefacts, Modi expresses thanks

Washington, June 7 - From a bronze Ganesh to a Jain figure of Bahubali, the US has returned more than 200 pieces of rare cultural artefacts to India during the visit of...

The hazards of changing history

Suppose we had the power to travel back in time and change history by preventing the death of a key figure, or perhaps, eliminating a troublemaker. But would time sweep on...

Entertainment

BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...